The Arion Press in San Francisco is one of the country’s last fine book printers creating limited edition, handmade books using centuries-old letterpress printing equipment.
By Margaret Myers
Nadine Gordimer, a South African Nobel Prize-winning author who wrote about the oppression in her country during the apartheid era, has died at the age of 90.
The author of one of the world's first bestsellers carved out a distinctive identity for Scotland through his writing, an image that persists 200 years later.
By News Desk
Young adult and children's author Walter Dean Myers has died at age 76.
By Ariel Min
Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday, according to a source close to the family. He was 87. The author, affectionately called “Gabo,” was well-known for defining the genre of magical realism. He exposed readers around the…
One of the oldest, longest and most influential works in the history of Old English will soon be experienced through the eyes of one of the world’s most beloved fantasy authors.
Kate DiCamillo spoke to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about her new role as National Ambassador of Young People's Literature. Kate DiCamillo wasn't always a writer. Self-described as a "late-bloomer," she didn't actually start writing until she was…
J. Michael Lennon, author of "Norman Mailer: A Double Life," spoke to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the ambitions and insecurities of the literary giant. Norman Mailer had quite a public persona. He was a Pulitzer Prize…
Dick Davis on his translations of medieval Persian poems and poetry's importance in Iran.
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